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Crackle Counts the "Kills" for Halloween
Oct 18, 2011 (07:10 PM EDT)
Sony Pictures Entertainment's online network to launch 'Kill Count,' a collection of horror films featuring over 300 of the most creative on-screen "kills"
'Kill Count' Trailer Available at www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOMY-Zo8V58
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crackle, Sony Pictures Entertainment's multi-platform video entertainment network, will launch a deadly collection of horror films on October 19, 2011, titled 'Kill Count,' the company announced today. 'Kill Count' will feature a select group of 30 of the most stomach-turning, blood-dripping, gut-spilling horror films available anywhere that catalog the most outrageous moments—from impalements to truck sandwiches.
For thirteen days, beginning Wednesday, October 19th through Monday, October 31st, users will be able to watch, rate and discuss their favorite "kills" on Crackle. 'Kill Count' boasts more than 300 "kills" in its collection including, but not limited to, 35 vicious stabbings, 12 decapitations, 8 defenestrations, 7 zombie face-slashings, 4 vehicular murders and 2 spontaneous combustions...all for 1 bloody good time.
"Crackle is excited to feature another unique program for our viewers just in time for Halloween," said Lisa Dubbe-Herbert, Vice President, Programming for Crackle. "With such gruesome offerings as SILENT HILL and VACANCY, our audience will be screaming for more."
"Our hope is that 'Kill Count' will not only excite our current fans but will also intrigue new audiences to come experience Crackle," said Mark Cregar, Vice President, Marketing for Crackle. "'Kill Count' will feature more 'kills' than any other Halloween collection and we are excited to get audiences counting."
Crackle will also allow users to interact with the 'Kill Count' collection via Facebook through an online sweepstakes—"13 Severed Heads in 13 Days." Each day during the sweepstakes period, users will be asked to answer a trivia question about a given 'Kill Count' movie. Thirteen films featuring the craziest "kills" from the 'Kill Count' collection will be a part of this competition such as HACK, THE GRUDGE 3 and NIGHT OF THE CREEPS, among others. One participant per day who correctly answers the daily trivia question and submits an entry will be chosen at random to receive an appropriately frightful severed head prop.
Please visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOMY-Zo8V58 to view the 'Kill Count' trailer.
Each film featured in the 'Kill Count' collection will be preceded by a promo and faux ratings card detailing the killings in the movie that follows. Users will also be able to choose a film based on the number of "kills" and level of gore. The 'Kill Count' collection of 30 movies, all horrifically uncut and unedited, includes:
The 'Kill Count' collection will be available in the U.S. on Crackle.com and will be accessible on mobile devices, including iPhone ®, iPad ® and Android ™, and OTT integrations Bravia®, Playstation ® 3, Sony Blu-ray ™ and ROKU ®.
Crackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original short form series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet today, offering audiences quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, music and reality. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com.
SOURCE Sony Pictures Entertainment